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9 mass-market SUVs launching within the coming months | Autocar India

Written by Rashmi

From the Hyundai Venue facelift to the all-new Mahindra Scorpio-N, we have a look at all the brand new SUVs which are coming our method within the close to future.

Some essential SUV launches in India are slated within the coming months, together with facelifts and new-gen updates, and even all-new fashions. From the facelifted Hyundai Venue to the all-new Scorpio-N and Maruti Suzuki Brezza, and, maybe, to an important of them – the all-new midsize SUVs from Maruti and Toyota. We offer you a run down of all the brand new mass-market SUVs that headed to India from June to early 2023. 

Hyundai Venue facelift – June 16 

The primary of those is already across the nook, slated for a launch on Thursday, June 16. The Hyundai Venue facelift now comes with a Tucson-like design; the entrance and rear fascia have been fully redesigned, and there are notable updates to the inside as nicely. This features a new dual-tone color scheme, new steering wheel together with characteristic additions akin to drive modes and digital instrument cluster. Mechanically, nevertheless, the Venue will stay unchanged, which suggests it’s going to proceed with its 1.2-litre and 1.0-litre petrol engines and 1.5-litre diesel engine.

Mahindra Scorpio-N – June 27 

Mahindra unveiled the brand new Scorpio-N final month, and it’ll reveal the costs on June 27. The brand new Scorpio-N will probably be positioned a tad increased than the present Scorpio, which is able to proceed to be on sale and renamed the Scorpio Traditional. The Scorpio-N will probably be sharing its 2.0-litre petrol and a couple of.2-litre diesel engines with the Thar and XUV700. It has grown significantly over its predecessor, options much more upmarket inside and can include forward-facing third row seats for the primary time. The Scorpio-N will even get all-wheel drive on the upper variants.

Maruti Suzuki Brezza – June 30 

The costs for the Maruti Suzuki Brezza will probably be introduced on June 30. The ‘Vitara’ prefix is more likely to drop from the title; the compact SUV will proceed with the identical platform and 1.5-litre petrol engine – albeit in an up to date Ok15C guise. Maruti has fully reworked the outside and inside of the brand new SUV. It’s going to see an enormous step up on the protection and gear entrance, most of which has already been previewed on the brand new Baleno. The up to date SUV is predicted to see a notable enchancment in perceived inside high quality. Additionally, the archaic 4-speed autobox will lastly get replaced by a brand new 6-speed torque converter unit.

Mahindra Bolero Neo Plus – August 2022 

Mahindra is predicted to reintroduce the TUV300 Plus as a refreshed Bolero Neo Plus the place it’s going to obtain beauty updates much like the Bolero Neo launched final yr. Will probably be longer than Four metres in size and will probably be supplied with two seating layouts – both a 7-seater or a high-density 9-seater structure. Count on the dashboard structure and options to be carried over from the Bolero Neo as nicely. Beneath the hood, the Bolero Neo Plus will probably be powered by the tried and examined 120hp, 2.2-litre diesel engine mated to a 5-speed guide gearbox. 

Toyota City Cruiser Hyryder – Diwali 2022

The midsize SUV phase goes to see an all-new entrant with the Toyota City Cruiser Hyryder this yr. The worldwide unveiling is slated for July 1, whereas the worth announcement is predicted nearer to the festive season. The City Cruiser Hyryder has been developed in collaboration with Maruti Suzuki, and the latter will even have its personal model of this SUV at a later stage. The City Cruiser Hyryder is predicted to be powered by two 1.5-litre petrol engines in India – one in mild-hybrid kind and the opposite in strong-hybrid guise. Count on extra particulars on its platform, design, inside and options to be revealed within the coming days.

Maruti Suzuki midsize SUV – Diwali 2022

As already talked about, Maruti, together with Toyota, will probably be coming into the midsize SUV phase with an all-new mannequin this yr. Maruti’s model of this SUV will share the identical platform and petrol-hybrid engine choices as its Toyota counterpart, though it’s going to sport a very totally different exterior and inside design in contrast to the present crop of Maruti-Toyota siblings. Contemplating that it must tackle the likes of Creta and Seltos, count on Maruti’s providing to be generously outfitted at par with the phase. Maruti’s midsize SUV is predicted to see a market launch across the festive season, intently following the Toyota midsize SUV.

Subsequent-gen Hyundai Tucson – second half of 2022 

The fourth-gen Tucson globally debuted in September 2020, and it was solely just lately that Hyundai confirmed that it is going to be launched in India within the second half of 2022. The brand new-gen Tucson will come to India in its lengthy wheelbase guise and sports activities the ‘Sensual Sportiness’ design language that has been influencing Hyundai’s newer crop of SUVs. Beneath the hood, it’s anticipated to be powered by 2.Zero MPI petrol engine from the Alcazar together with an up to date model of the outgoing Tucson’s 2.Zero CRDi motor. The Tucson will proceed to be Hyundai’s flagship ICE mannequin in India and will even include sensor-based ADAS know-how.

Hyundai Creta facelift – early 2023 

The highly regarded Creta midsize SUV will even be up to date with a mid-life facelift this yr. It was already unveiled in Indonesia final yr, and, similar to the Venue, the up to date Creta additionally has a design that is impressed by the brand new Tucson. The entrance and rear profiles will probably be redesigned, and there will probably be a number of inside characteristic additions, akin to a completely digital instrument cluster just like the Alcazar, up to date linked automotive tech, and probably even the ADAS know-how. It’s going to, nevertheless, stay mechanically unchanged, which suggests it’s going to proceed with the 1.5-litre petrol and diesel engines and the 1.4-litre turbo-petrol engine.

Kia Seltos facelift – early 2023

The Kia Seltos facelift was just lately spied testing in India for the primary time. Just like the Creta, the Seltos too will obtain a mid-life replace with revised entrance and rear fascia. Actually, the Seltos might undertake related design parts because the Carens bought right here. There might be beauty updates on the inside as nicely, together with new options akin to a 360-degree digital camera and ADAS know-how. The Seltos, just like the Creta facelift, will proceed with the identical powertrain choices as now, and is predicted to globally debut someday in late July or August this yr in Korea, adopted by an India launch doubtless on the 2023 Auto Expo.

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